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Ingredients

  • 400 g kingfish fillet

  • 200 g snake beans

  • 100 g wild ginger

  • 6 lime leaves torn

  • 5 sticks fresh, green peppercorns

  • 100 ml rendered pork fat .

  • 1 tablespoon palm sugar

  • 50 ml fish sauce

  • 10 cups holy basil leaves

  • Red Curry Paste

  • 1 red onion

  • 5 cloves garlic peeled

  • 2 stalks lemongrass finely sliced

  • 0.5 knob galangal peeled and finely sliced

  • 2 tablespoons dried shrimp soaked in warm water

  • 50 g smoked river trout meat only

  • 15 dried, long red chilli's deseeded

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon white pepper

Method

  • 1.

    Place pan on stove add 200ml pork fat and heat.

  • 2.

    Add curry paste and cook until it smells fragrant.

  • 3.

    Add wild ginger and lime leaves, palm sugar and fish sauce.

  • 4.

    Try not to scorch the paste at this time.

  • 5.

    If it is too hot, turn heat down and add a little stock or water.

  • 6.

    Now check the seasoning for a hot, salty, sweet taste.

  • 7.

    Add the beans when fish is cooked for three to four minutes.

  • Red Curry Paste:

  • 1.

    Blend all paste ingredients in a processor until smooth and a consistent red colour.

Notes

Finish with some holy basil and lime leaf julienne. Serve with rice.

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